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Illustration for article titled Chivalry Is Dead: Man Ducks Foul Ball Before It Hits Girlfriend

You've got three options when confronted with a liner: catch it, protect your seatmates, or dive for cover as it ricochets off the woman you love. Astros fan Bo chose that last one.

As soon as we got here and I saw where we were sitting, I said 'Baby, we're going to get hit,'" said the woman, identified only as Sara. "He said, 'No, I'll catch it if you do.' We just had this conversation and sure enough, the ball comes at me. He just bailed."


I mean, sure, you and I might call it cowering. But how often do you see anyone actually make a play on those line drive foul balls? Bo probably just figured he could use his girl to stop the ball's flight, and he could swoop in to retrieve it. Sure enough, he got the ball.

Bo is no beau as girlfriend is hit by foul ball []

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Video pulled at the behest of the MLB Stasi.

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